What is a Creative Technologist – Hybrid Executives - We Have a Big Shortage in Healthcare What is a Creative Technologist – Hybrid Executives - We Have a Big Shortage in Healthcare

I have often talked about the need for “hybrids” in healthcare technology and I found the answer wit...

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Nuance Acquires ShapeWriter Touchscreen Technology With Continuous Touch Keyboard Input Nuance Acquires ShapeWriter Touchscreen Technology With Continuous Touch Keyboard Input

This is a little different from how we pretty much recognize Nuance with their expertise in speech ...

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

HealthCare.gov Portal Set to Launch July 1, 2010 To Help Consumers Research Policies – Insurer Proprietary Algorithms Will Not Allow for Pricing Information to be Included HealthCare.gov Portal Set to Launch July 1, 2010 To Help Consumers Research Policies – Insurer Proprietary Algorithms Will Not Allow for Pricing Information to be Included

This is a big feat in indeed to meet the short deadlines of aggregating all the information with var...

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

FDA Plans Recall Data Base – Nice Still Need Tags on the Products So We Can Find Them Immediately FDA Plans Recall Data Base – Nice Still Need Tags on the Products So We Can Find Them Immediately

Anyone who reads the blog regularly knows about my 6 month plus campaign where I have been advocatin...

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

The Emergency Room Is A Terrible Place To Be – Unless You are A Lawyer The Emergency Room Is A Terrible Place To Be – Unless You are A Lawyer

Emergency room physicians rank among the top numbers as far as specialists that are sued today, and...

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

HealthVault PHR Launches in the UK – Personal Health Records HealthVault PHR Launches in the UK – Personal Health Records

Microsoft HealthVault continues to grow and recently in the news the services became available to co...

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Scottish Hospital Using Robots to Perform Tasks Such as Cleaning, Delivering Supplies And Dispensing Drugs Scottish Hospital Using Robots to Perform Tasks Such as Cleaning, Delivering Supplies And Dispensing Drugs

This is not quite what I expected to see as these guys look like small fork lifts that will be runni...

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

South African Doctor Creates Anti-Rape Condom with Teeth – Surgical Removal Required South African Doctor Creates Anti-Rape Condom with Teeth – Surgical Removal Required

According to the article, it does not break the skin, but it is there and at the bottom of this post...

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Monday, June 21, 2010

Emdeon Acquires Chapin Revenue Cycle Management – Hospital Revenue Cycle Business Intelligence Emdeon Acquires Chapin Revenue Cycle Management – Hospital Revenue Cycle Business Intelligence

Now who says medical billing is simple.  If it were simple and not a ton of money to be made, we wou...

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Monday, June 21, 2010

Quest for Safety, Cost Cutting, Outsourcing and Declining Incomes – What Healthcare and Aviation Have In Common Quest for Safety, Cost Cutting, Outsourcing and Declining Incomes – What Healthcare and Aviation Have In Common

We always talk a lot about what the 2 industries have in common and it turns out that both can learn...

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Monday, June 21, 2010

Healthcare Finance Conference – Consumers Attitude of Entitlement Is the Root of Problems In Healthcare – Cars That Need to Pay for Their Own Oil Changes? Healthcare Finance Conference – Consumers Attitude of Entitlement Is the Root of Problems In Healthcare – Cars That Need to Pay for Their Own Oil Changes?

Is that not a great title, but we are in some economic times right now when the money for the oil ch...

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Monday, June 21, 2010

AARP Trying to Entice Weight Loss – Ho Hum It’s Another Portal Application Contest AARP Trying to Entice Weight Loss – Ho Hum It’s Another Portal Application Contest

My first word here…boring.  I think this is where social networks pay off with connections people ma...

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Monday, June 21, 2010

“So Good It Melts in Your Mouth”  FDA Approves Staxyn – Levitra Formulation that Dissolves on Your Tongue “So Good It Melts in Your Mouth” FDA Approves Staxyn – Levitra Formulation that Dissolves on Your Tongue

It must be anticipated at being hot as GlaxoSmithKline and Merck are lining up to market and sell ...

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Monday, June 21, 2010

Medco Health Solutions Partnering with German Company Celesio AG – Analysis Services For Health Programs and Biologic Drugs Medco Health Solutions Partnering with German Company Celesio AG – Analysis Services For Health Programs and Biologic Drugs

Medco is one of the largest pharmacy benefit managers in the US and now with uniting with Celesio AG...

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Monday, June 21, 2010

CVS Says Please Don’t Cut the Post Office Back to 5 Days – Our Mail Order Pharmacy Business Could Suffer CVS Says Please Don’t Cut the Post Office Back to 5 Days – Our Mail Order Pharmacy Business Could Suffer

Representatives said this cost would have to be shifted to the consumer, which would mean higher Sat...

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Monday, June 21, 2010

Pfizer Withdraws Bone Marrow Cancer Treatment Drug Mylotarg from U.S. Market at the Request of the FDA Pfizer Withdraws Bone Marrow Cancer Treatment Drug Mylotarg from U.S. Market at the Request of the FDA

If you are a cancer patient being treated with this drug, as of today it will no longer be availabl...

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Monday, June 21, 2010

FDA Approves First-of-Its-Kind HIV Test From Abbott – Faster Diagnosis Than Current Products On the Market FDA Approves First-of-Its-Kind HIV Test From Abbott – Faster Diagnosis Than Current Products On the Market

This is a combined antibody and antigen test holds considerable promise for HIV screening and has b...

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Monday, June 21, 2010

Drilling for Natural Gas Documentary – The Effect on  Drinking Water and our Health "Gasland" Drilling for Natural Gas Documentary – The Effect on Drinking Water and our Health "Gasland"

With all the talk about oil drilling today, natural gas drilling is also endangering our health, wat...

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Monday, June 21, 2010
 
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